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's gone. >> see you on "ac tlekt." erin starts now. >> "outfront" next, country superstar mindy mccready found dead at age 37. dr. drew talked to her just ten days ago. we asked him if anyone could have saved her. >> and we're learning more on the night an olympian's girlfriend was shot and killed. and we speak to one of the couple's closest friends. >> and the president has a guys weekend. so why are some people all hot and bothered about it? let's go "outfront." >>> good evening. everyone. i'm erin burnett, out front, suicide of a music star. authorities believe country singer mindy mccready shot herself late yesterday on the front porch of herrome in hark harb. the violent end came as no surprise to her friends. early success was followed by a lot of struggles. 37 years full of suicide attempts, custody battles, even an appearance on a celebrity rehab show. her boyfriend died just a few weeks ago on the same perch where her body was found, also an apparent suicide. yesterday, she shot his dog before she killed herself. could anyone have saved her? a question so relevant for so m
and bothered about it? let's go "outfront." >>> good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront," suicide of a music star. authorities believe country singer mindy mccready shot herself late yesterday on the front porch of her home in arkansas. the violent end came as no surprise to her friends. early success was followed by a lot of struggles. 37 years full of suicide attempts, custody battles, even an appearance on a celebrity rehab show. her boyfriend died just a few weeks ago on the same perch where her body was found, also an apparent suicide. yesterday, she shot his dog before she killed herself. with all the warning signs comes a crucial question. could anyone have saved her? a question so relevant for so many who suffer from substance abuse. ed lavendera is in arkansas where police are trying to piece together her recent days. she sought help after the death of her boyfriend, then she left the facility. have authorities pieced together what happened between then and yesterday? >> what is interesting is she was at the mental institution for brief time recently but it was at the beh
can't get to her. it's a mess everywhere, so highway 49 is actually blocked right now. >> erin mcpike is in wichita, kansas and meteorologist jennifer delgado is at the cnn weather center. we start with you erin, it stopped snowing for a little while at least right? >> reporter: it looks like it has stopped, yes, however, the governor of kansas, sam brownback did declare a state of emergency here because we have seen a lot of snow pile up in the last four hours or so. we've got somewhere between 6 to 8 inches. if you can check out over here a little bit, obviously you can't see the road but also we've seen snowplows go by all morning long eight to ten times making a median, big eepz of snow theheae middle, a huge mess. carol one of the interesting things about this snowstorm is that it's thunder snow, we have some video from earlier this morning of lightning and thunder with that snow. we'll play that here for a second. i guess you can see it. and because of this snow, so much of the state is shut down today, most of the universities are closed, lots of public schools, the governm
, what happens next? >> love the story. thanks very much for watching. "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next, the blade runner runs free, at least for now. a judge hands down a decision in the bail hearing for oscar pistorius. >>> uncovered. al qaeda's quick and easy guide to dodging u.s. drone strikes. >>> another asteroid warning. look up, look out, and let's go "outfront." >>> good evening. i'm tom foreman in for erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, no guns, no alcohol, but no jail either. tonight the olympic blade runner oscar pistorius is free. >> i come to the conclusion that the accused has made a case to be released on bail. >> south africa's chief magistrate told the courtroom early this morning pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend, is not a flight risk and would not commit more violence if released from jail. and with that, pistorius met the requirements for bail which was set at about $112,000 u.s. pistorius is believed to be staying at his uncle's home. he's had to surrender his passports and guns. he must report to police twice a week and re
for a second time. erin johnson of our station in seattle has the story. >> reporter: she likes to put her head to his chest and listen to his heart beat. >> oh, yeah. steady. >> reporter: at 17, connor had been a star catcher, being recruited by division i schools. his life changed in 2005, when they told him he needed a new heart. that if he didn't get one, he would die. >> you pray for someone to save you, but at the same time, you need to pray for them to die. >> reporter: kellen roberts was a seattle kid, very alive, generous to a fault. he drove his red truck all over the country. lived life on his terms. connor was dying. march 7, 2005, on a trip to sioux falls, south dakota, kellen hit his head in a freak accident. there was hemorrhaging. circulation was cut off to his brain. he died there far from home, but not far from minneapolis. he was an organ donor. the transplant was a success. the engine of life had passed from one man to another. >> i just wish he could know how grateful i am for him. >> reporter: aaron, more than anyone, understands what's in connor's heart. here's why. she t
this morning. erin mcpike is in wichita, kansas. jennifer delgado is live at the cnn weather center in atlanta. erin, let's start with you. how's it looking? >> reporter: well, it's not quite as heavy as it was last hour but it's still pretty heavy. we've seen snow plows go by here about six times in the last two hours and the roads are still covered. also we've got this ruler, we've been measuring. about an hour ago it was 4 inches. now we're at 5 1/2. but soledad, here's the interesting thing about this storm. we're calling it a thundersnow. there's thunder and lightning that goes along with it. i wish it would happen when i'm out here but i think we've got video, so let's play that video. i don't know if you can hear it. and that's why we're calling it the blizzard of oz. we've seen that a lot on twitter from some people in kansas, so we want to name this storm the blizzard of oz, soledad. >> i thought thundersnow was dramatic enough. let's get right to jennifer d delgado on where the storm is going to head next. >> right now we are watching the storm system and, soledad, this is awe huge o
the midwest, i know. >> everyone takes it very seriously and stays safe there. thanks, erin. >> right now it looks like a winter wonderland. >> the storm is stretching from the dakotas to houston, texas. while it dumps snow in the north, it will pour heavy rain over new orleans and montgomery, alabama. and it could kick up tornadoes along the gulf coast as well. let's get right to jennifer delgado. she's in the weather senter in atlanta monitoring all of this for us. good morning. >> good morning, guys. you can see on the radar we have a lot of action out there. we have thunderstorms out there. you can see the lightning. line of storms developing through parts of texas as well as snow. we saw the live shot. the snow coming down even more on the way as well as that wintry mix affecting areas along interstate 44. so let's break this down for you. what can we expect today? a big mess out there if you're going to be traveling. as we go throughout the morning now, what you're going to see is the snow intensifying. as we move to the north through areas like celina, we're seeing the snow really
've got this extreme weather for you. erin, you've been there when the snow first started to fall and when it stopped and now comes the cleanup. >> reporter: well, and right now, today, it's a lot colder here this morning than it was yesterday. it's about 14 degrees. we hope our fingers don't freeze off. if you can see behind me, they're already starting to dig out. we've got that. now the national guard is patroling for stranded motorists throughout the state. wichita, where we are now, got a near record snowfall, 14.2". their record is 15.2". so, most of the states, schools are still closed today. although the airports are now open, starting to dig out there, too. believe it or not, what they're calling the blizzard of oz here in kansas is a welcomed development for a lot of residents. i spoke to one yesterday, kristen woodburn. here she is. >> it snows so infrequently here now, we've been in a really bad drought for several years. really, really hot temperatures in the summer and just no moisture. so, we're thrilled to see snow, ice, whatever moisture we can get. >> reporter: this is th
starts now. >>> erin, thanks. tonight only on 360, why if the disease will not kill you the medical bills might. even if you have insurance. we'll take you inside one patient's bill and show you what the health care industry does not want you to see lean line by line, charge by inflated charge down by the paper cup. that's $12, by the way. sound like nickel and diming? it could cost you tens of thousands of dollars. also, jesse jackson jr.'s road from congress to the courthouse. the possibility of a long stretch in prison. the campaign cash with the former democratic congressman took and what was bought with it boggles the mind. we'll tell you about that shortly. we begin, though, with a major development in the killing that has captivated and confounded millions of people around the world. it's captivated them because the shooting death of a glamorous model allegedly at the hands of perhaps the bravest olympic athlete many modern memory could not be more stirring or tragic in and of itself. it's confounding because each day brings more news that does not seem to establish in any clear di
and got stuck. erin pike is in wichita. how are you doing? >> reporter: very well. look, schools and universities have closed for the most part today. businesses were all closed yesterday around this area, but slowly opening back up today. the government got a delayed start to the day, but back open, too. and the roads are all open. the government is just urging drivers that if they're going to drive, they want to get all the though off the top of their cars so doesn't obstruct vision. but i have to tell you, a lot of people in kansas are really happy about all this snow because this is the third year of a really terrible drought here. and as you know, it's a big farming state, so a drought is a big problem. but it's bringing much needed moisture. the big concern, though, is with cattle ranchers. i spoke to a couple of them last night and their big concern is keeping cabs warm. it's cabbing season. these pictures are from frank harper. you can see there are probably cows in the snow, but they were also bringing these calves inside to warm them up. >> you don't normally see that.
's go on over to erin with more. >> reporter: thanks, rene. these forced budget cuts would also lead to less money for public health problems as well as less research for the international health. just this morning the president said, quote, hundreds of thousands of americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings and the cuts to mental health funding will leave 373,000 americans left untreated. now, that might mean scaling back on youth violence prevention programs. the politicians on both sides of the aisle want to see more of after that shooting in newtown. on top of that, the agriculture department also thinks our food supply might be at risk, that the food inspectors would have a 15-day furlough, which means no safety check on meat, poultry, or eggs. stores can't sell unchecked meat. and so for our viewers that would mean a lot less protein in the supermarket for weeks. tom vilsack says forced cuts would result in a loss of two billion pounds of meat, three billion pounds of poultry and 200 million pounds of eggs. vilsack
bus driver, too. erin burnett has the report. >> give me five. i like it. >> nine days after see than was freed from an underground bunker in midland city, alabama, the world is getting the first glimpse of this brave 6 years old. his mother, jennifer kirkland tells dr. phil the recovery has been difficult. >> he is having a very hard time sleeping soundly. he slings his arms and tosses and turns, and he's cried out a few times. >> in a story that captivated a nation, i had his abductor had d the bus and killed the driver. for six days evan was held underground by dykes in an 8 x 6 bunker. for years neighbors say dykes had beaten a dog to death with a pipe and behaved strangely. kirkland said dykes took surprisingly good care of her son, she told waiting for ethan's return is the hardest thing she's ever been through. >> i wanted to be there. there's not one second of this whole thing i wouldn't have begged that man to let me have ethan and i would have turned around and give him to my family, and i would have took his place at any moment, any second had i been allowed to. >> for almo
driver who tried to protect him. here's erin burnett. >> give me five. i like it. >> reporter: nine days after ethan was freed from an underground bunker in alabama, the world is getting abrave glimpse of this 6-year-old. his mother tells dr. phil the recovery has been difficult. >> he's having a very hard time sleeping soundly. he slings his arms and tosses and turns and he's cried out a few times. >> reporter: in a story that captivated the nation, ethan was kidnapped at gun point from a school bus last month, his ab dublgt -- abductor, jimmy lee dykes. kirkland says dykes took surprisingly good care of his son. >> when he found out ethan was autistic and took medication, i believe that's why he started caring and letting ethan have the things that he was letting him have. >> reporter: authorities say dykes fed the boy, gave him toys and even allowed him to take medicine for his autism. kirkland told dr. phil, waiting for ethan's return was the hardest thing she's ever been through. >> i wanted to be there. there's not one second of this whole thing that i wouldn't have begged that man
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